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Steve Le Bas, Business Assurance Partner

Steve Le Bas

Business Assurance Partner

BDO Southampton

023 8088 1700

023 8088 1906

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Steve has over 25 years' experience as an accountant and auditor. He has been an audit partner for 7 years and has led the Southampton audit department since 2020. Although he specialises in the motor sector he has a wide range of clients ranging from turnover of £5m to over £1bn and from owner managed businesses to PE backed and listed businesses. Steve works closely with his clients to ensure they receive the best possible, most relevant advice at all times.

Steve leads the firm’s motor retail team. This team includes colleagues from tax, corporate finance, business restructuring and risk assurance services. He has over 20 years' industry experience spending the majority of his time working with motor trade clients, whether it be ensuring their statutory duties are fulfilled or providing support and advise to clients and the sector. He has also assists in due diligence assignments for prospective motor trade purchasers and refinance discussions with funders. As part of this commitment to the sector Steve and the team produce a number of industry leading documents such as the BDO Motor 150 report and the BDO motor salary survey.